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Block Colour Lino Printing with Jamie Temple

Image of Lino cutting workshops with Jamie Temple as part of Make! Summer Workshops in the Barbican Shop

Learn the techniques of single colour and multiplate lino printing with artist and printmaker, Jamie Temple.

This workshop gives insight into the linocutting process and introduces techniques for registering multiple blocks of lino, the tools and materials used and various printing methods to create one and two colour lino prints.

Starting with one block of lino you will make a single colour lino print, practicing with different cutting tools and ways of printing, before introducing a second layer of colour with a separate block.

Tagged with: Talks & events Make!
  • All materials are provided
  • No experience required
  • Workshop duration: 4 hours
  • Maximum capacity: 10
  • Please consider what you might like to print prior to the workshop, to allow maximum time for cutting and printing. Feel free to bring along sketches or photographs for inspiration.
  • This workshop has an age restriction of 16+. Participants below the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • You'll be using water based inks which are safe and easy to clean up and you will be provided with an apron, but we recommend that you do not wear your best clothes – just to be safe.

About the maker

Jamie Temple is an artist, printmaker and designer from Scotland, currently living and working between London and Glasgow. His practice is rooted in printmaking, branching into sculpture and installations that draw from a fascination with the built and natural environments we inhabit. 

Multiple themes recur throughout Jamie's artworks and writing: landscapes and the horizon; views and vanishing points; architectural structures and home. Alongside making new work, Jamie is dedicated to the sharing of knowledge and skills and continues to programme and deliver workshops and events focused on engaging and involving the viewer in the making process within welcoming and inclusive environments.

Visit his website here.


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